Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja, Marante village, traditional house known as tongkonan with intricate hand-carved and painted wooden wall panels and a dragon figure above a water buffalo head replica. Water buffaloes are sacrificed at funeral ceremonies.
Look at their exression are they foreced to take this picture? Ache women wear veil to cover their head (they looked ashamed) COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Indonesia, Sumatra, Aceh. Districtshoofd Wabil met vrouw en dochter in feestkleding Atjeh TMnr
A Dayak chief, complete with amazing headdress, costume and weaponry. Supposedly some of my ancestors were of royal blood from the Dayak tribes of Borneo! I love this image - thank you Wikipedia for schooling me in my history x